Square Enix Expands On Its Cloud Gaming With New Blacknut Partnership



Square Enix and Blacknut announced a new partnership that will allow the on-demand cloud-based gaming service to distribute a selection of Square Enix titles.


The first titles confirmed as part of the service include Lara Croft GO, Hitman GO, Deux Ex GO, and Hitman Sniper on any of the supported devices by Blacknut, including PC, Mac, Linux, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV. You can expect to see the games launch for the on-demand gaming service over the coming months.


Here’s a quote from Blackout CEO and founder Olivier Avaro:

“It’s great to see the growing momentum in cloud gaming as companies like Square Enix begin to support these new distribution initiatives. We’re big fans of the titles Square Enix has produced and we’re excited to help those titles reach new audiences.”


Square Enix Montreal Studio Head, Patrick Naud, commented on the partnership:

“We are delighted to partner with Blacknut in sharing our critically acclaimed, GO trilogy and Hitman Sniper on its streaming service. Square Enix absolutely supports innovative and accessible ways to offer games to a wider audience and we are excited to include our premium games to the Blacknut catalog.”


Blacknut is currently available in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. It allows uers to play any games from its catalog of over 120 premium titles and more, without a need to download, for a monthly subscription fee of £12.99.

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